On Sat, Jun 8, 2013 at 11:34 PM, Jeff King <p...@peff.net> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 08, 2013 at 09:20:54AM -0500, Felipe Contreras wrote:
>> Let the code speak. Show me a script in any language that does
>> something useful using libgit2, doing the equivalent to at least a
>> couple of 'git foo' commands.
> Sorry that I cannot show you the source code, but you may interested to
> know that libgit2 powers:
> 1. Microsoft's "Visual Studio Tools for Git" plugin
> 2. GitHub's native Mac and Windows clients (using Objective C and C#
> bindings); some operations still shell out to git where the
> functionality is not yet implemented in libgit2.
> 3. Parts of the web view of GitHub.com via Ruby bindings
> It is definitely not feature-complete when compared with git.git. But I
> do think it is in a state that is usable for quite a few tasks.
That's not what a I asked. We have perl, and shell, and python, and
ruby scripts in git.git, they all use 'git foo' commands to get things
done. But to do that, forks are needed, many of them, constantly. The
proposal was to use libgit2 to avoid such forks. Well, show me a
*script* that does that and is worthy of inclusion to git.git, even if
it's to contrib.
I didn't ask for irrelevant 3rd parties, I asked for something worthy
of inclusion into git.git, a script that does something useful using
Duy Nguyen seems to think it's easy to do that. I'm waiting.
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